An early presentation of a usual late comer! Non-functional neuroendocrine tumour of pancreas

Balaji Jayasankar, Gabriel Rodrigues, Kapil Tejaswy, Deviprasad Shetty

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Abstract

Non-functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NF-PNETs) are more difficult to detect than functioning ones as they do not have a characteristic clinical syndrome, due to which patients generally present late with large primary tumours and advanced disease. We present a case of a NF-PNET, in a 75-year-old man which was detected early and excised intoto, thus achieving cure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-45
Number of pages3
JournalSurgical Chronicles
Volume23
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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